Micrometer Calibration Service

Garber Metrology provides expert calibration services for measuring equipment, including micrometers. These devices offer high accuracy for measuring dimensions down to 0.000050 of an inch. They work using a screw that moves the measuring anvils toward each other, while another screw displays measurements large enough to read.

Over time, these devices might lose accuracy as the material wears down or if the device sustains damage. Calibration of micrometers keep your measurements accurate so you can measure with confidence and save money by making products the correct size the first time.

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How to Calibrate a Micrometer

The first step for calibrating a micrometer is to inspect its physical appearance. Expert technicians will begin by cleaning any dirt from the measuring anvils. Then, they will perform close observations to verify that the geometric shape has not become distorted. They will adjust the device to ensure the spindle moves smoothly through its entire measuring path.

After ensuring that the mechanical components look and perform as they should, technicians use several gage blocks or other standards with a precise length, checking about three to five points for accuracy. If the measurements do not fall within an acceptable range, technicians can adjust the equipment or suggest repairs.

Once calibrated correctly, a micrometer provides precise measurements ideal for several applications, including military and commercial aerospace, medical and machining. These industries require highly accurate measurements to ensure compliance with standards and keep product output consistent with key specifications.

Physical Dimensional Calibration Expertise

At Garber Metrology, we have over four decades of experience calibrating many types of measuring equipment, resulting in an in-depth knowledge of dimensional calibration. We calibrate equipment for measuring thickness, angles, diameter, length and width.

We also comply with various third-party standards to ensure the best outcomes for our customers. Garber Metrology is an ISO 9001:2015 registered company and holds ISO/IEC 17025:2017 and ANSI/NCSL Z540-1-1994 accreditations. We certify every calibration with a Certificate of Calibration that is traceable to NIST.

Convenient, Expert Service

We provide expert calibration services on-site in customer facilities and our temperature- and humidity-controlled laboratories. We also follow a comprehensive Quality Program encompassing everything from planning proper testing to seeking continual process improvements to refine our services for our customers. Here are a few more benefits of working with us:

  • Professionally trained technicians: Before performing calibration, our technicians must undergo extensive training. Many of our staff members boast decades of experience in the field.
  • Full-service calibration: We offer various options for where we perform calibration, whether on-site or in our laboratories, and we can test almost every type of measuring equipment.
  • Emergency response: We are available to pick up your devices and perform calibrations. We can prepare your equipment for an urgent project or ensure it works properly after sustaining damage.

Here are a few more benefits of working with us:

  • Professionally trained technicians
  • Full-service calibration
  • Emergency response

We’ll Manage Your Micrometer Calibration

From aerospace to medical device applications, micrometers are vital in ensuring quality and standardized size. Whatever industry you work in, we’re available to calibrate your micrometers to provide accurate and precise measurements. Get in touch online to let us know your needs and request a quote.


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